Analyst Ratings for Intel Corp. (INTC)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering Intel Corp. (NASDAQ:INTC) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. INTC had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

20 analysts declared INTC a buy, 2 issued an overweight rating, 15 issued a hold rating, 2 issued an underweight rating, and 3 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 2.

INTC was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 45, implying a possible profit of 28.68 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 29, which equates to a potential downside of -17.07 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes 4.64 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.78 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of INTC's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 25.21 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. INTC has a PEG ratio of 0.6.

In the last 52-weeks, INTC has achieved a high of 38.45 and a low of 33.23. Currently the stock is 5.24 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 9.05 percent. INTC has a P/E ratio of 15.2. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The INTC value stock report compares INTC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $163.64 billion. INTC's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.